Quality Core Curriculum Standards
Grade 5 Science
Standard: Asks questions
,makes and keeps records,classifies objects and events, communicates with
others, uses evidence to construct explanations, organizes data into tables
and charts for interpretation.
Standard: Uses encyclopedias,
science reference magazines, books and other media to obtain information
related to science concepts.
engages in the learning process via hands-on/minds-on science activities
and experiences. Uses appropriate tools to collect and analyze data and
atomic structure of and relationship between atoms, elements, molecules
Standard: Recognizes that
elements can be organized in a systematic way(introduction to the periodic
Standard: Identifies modern
material produced as the result of chemical research(plastics, polymers,
kevlar, and optic fibers). Selects a topic or area to research using various
vocabulary to reflect a growing range of interests and knowledge.
for understanding and rereads as needed for clarification, self correction,
and further comprehension.
comprehension when reading a variety of literary forms.
correct spelling for frequently used sight vocabulary.
selections of three or more paragraphs about a topic.
about self-selected topics.
correct principles of grammar, parts of speech, and usage and mechanics.
ideas by using the writing process PREWRITING.
descriptive words and phrases.
available technology to assist in writing.
alphabetical order to locate information.
the media center and available technology as sources of information and
dictionaries, thesauri, atlases, almanacs, periodicals, and encyclopedias
to locate information.
guide words to locate information.
information using the appropriate reference resources.
sources from which information is gathered, including author, title, publisher/producer,
place of publication, and copyright date.
research process by:
-identifying key words
a simple outline from a short selection.
Standard: Use cross
references in multiple types of sources.